• Are You Listening?

    Are You Listening?

    Listening is a critical human skill. Historically, listening was important to survival in the wild as sounds indicated external threats. We still think of listening as something we do actively in response to outside stimuli. But there is also listening to ourselves. Many of us have lost this skill. We are bombarded by external stimuli in our busy, stressed, and cluttered world. The practice...
  • Made with Intention

    Made with Intention

    Intention: noun A thing intended, an aim or plan The healing process of a wound Intent: adjective Resolved or determined to do something Showing earnest and eager attention Attentively occupied with  In talking about our probiotic formulas, I often talk about the importance of intention. When we designed the first formula, Sugar Shift, to help my husband John, I was “showing earnest and eager...
  • How Proper Hydration Can Improve Your Brain Health

    How Proper Hydration Can Improve Your Brain Health

    A remarkable finding in the lab by our parent company, The BioCollective, prompted our founder Martha to research the link between hydration and overall brain health. What she found reinforced the importance of drinking plenty of fluids everyday! In digging a little deeper, Martha learned about something called aquaporins. Aquaporins are water channels in the membranes of cells that conduct water molecules through the...
  • Connecting Constipation and Parkinson's + BiotiQuest®

    Connecting Constipation and Parkinson's + BiotiQuest®

    Chronic constipation can precede a Parkinson's diagnosis by ten years or more.  How is constipation impacting your health?
  • 2020 Year-end Wrap Up: Parkinson’s & the Gut 

    2020 Year-end Wrap Up: Parkinson’s & the Gut 

    It has been six years since the first research was published showing a strong connection between the microbiome (gut bacteria) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Since that time more than 500 scientific research papers have been published, nearly 200 in 2020, expanding our understanding of the importance of the microbiome in PD. This has become one of the most promising and rapidly expanding areas of...
  • Business Leaders Podcast: The Story of BiotiQuest and Leading with Teenacity, Creativity and Adaptability

    Business Leaders Podcast: The Story of BiotiQuest and Leading with Teenacity, Creativity and Adaptability

    I am honored to be named a 2020 Titan100 by TITAN CEO, which  recognizes a premier group of 100 CEO’s and C-level executives in the Colorado metropolitan area! I was recently interviewed on the Business Leaders Podcast by Bob Roark and Jaime Zawmon about leadership and thoroughly enjoyed our conversation. We discuss what I believe are the key characteristicsthat it takes to be considered a titan of...
  • Mimi's Cherry Pie, Healthy Cherry Pie Recipe + BiotiQuest®

    Mimi's Cherry Pie, Healthy Cherry Pie Recipe + BiotiQuest®

    Mimi’s Cherry Pie Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Crust for 2 pies, recipe follows:Drain 2 cans of sour/tart cherries. Mix cherries (2 cups) with 1 c. sugar and let stand for a few minutes to make juice and dissolve some of the sugar. Roll out one crust and place in pie pan. Press down dough carefully.  A 2 T. flour and pat around.  Pour cherries...
  • Lavva Yogurt: Our Favorite Gut-Friendly Non-Dairy Brand

    Lavva Yogurt: Our Favorite Gut-Friendly Non-Dairy Brand

    I often get asked questions about diet. What foods can I eat? What foods should I eat? And one of the most common things I talk to people with Parkinson’s in particular, about is diet and food quality. When you already have a chronic disease like Parkinson’s or are at risk for something like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or diabetes based on your family history, then...
  • How much better can you "B"

    How much better can you "B"

    How much better can you “B”? I have done a lot of reading and researching over the years on nutrition and supplements in my pursuit of helping my husband with his Parkinson’s.  Nutrient deficiency can be an underlying causal factor in many chronic health issues.  Most recently, I was contacted by several people with Parkinson’s regarding vitamin B-1, thiamine, deficiency.  I started to do...
  • Aiding Navajo Nation in the Fight Against COVID-19 with Probiotics

    Aiding Navajo Nation in the Fight Against COVID-19 with Probiotics

    We believe in giving back here at BiotiQuest. And one way we are striving to lift up others during these uncertain times is by providing what we can. When we heard about the Navajo Nation health crisis as a result of COVID-19, with the highest infection rate per capita in the country, we began to look for ways to help their community, first responders...
  • Meet: Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Raul Cano (Microbiologist)

    Meet: Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Raul Cano (Microbiologist)

    We couldn’t do what we do here at BiotiQuest without a fantastic team of revolutionaries, who are leading the quest to bring game-changing products to the world and provide everyday people the best possible products to improve their health. Today we’re talking with one of those leaders: Dr. Raul Cano, our Chief Scientific Officer. A pioneer in microbial ecology, he has had an amazing...
  • Do probiotics really work?

    Do probiotics really work?

    The human gut microbiome does so many wonderful things for us and yet our modern environment is killing our friendly gut bugs in many different ways, leaving behind the resilient and not so friendly microbes. With the beneficial microbes missing from the gut the balance gets tipped and the harmful microbes in your gut are positioned to run the show. This situation leads to gut...
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